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Merced County California Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Merced County California area was $61,167 in 2019, the latest figures available. Merced County median household income is $19,273 lower than the median California household income and $4,545 less than the US median household income. 2020 county income data (including Merced County median household income) will be released in September of 2021. Median family and per capita income for Merced County are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Merced County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $65,712 +4.21% +7.05%
California $80,440 +4.96% +11.46%
Merced County $61,167 +4.04% +20.27%

Trends in Merced County, CA Real Median Household Income since 2005

At $61,167, the median household income for Merced was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Household Income: Merced County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Merced County

Date US California Merced County
2019 $65,712 $80,440 $61,167
2018 $63,059 $76,641 $58,792
2017 $62,927 $74,888 $49,784
2016 $61,383 $72,167 $50,859
2015 $60,187 $69,603 $45,319
2014 $58,001 $66,947 $47,653
2013 $57,437 $66,165 $44,726
2012 $57,307 $65,068 $48,635
2011 $57,531 $65,261 $45,630
2010 $58,809 $67,812 $49,882
2009 $59,988 $70,392 $47,224

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Merced County Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Merced County was $65,725 in 2019. Compared to the median California family income, Merced County median family income is $25,652 lower. As with the median household income data, 2020 family income data for Merced County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Median Family Income for Merced County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $80,944 +4.06% +6.92%
California $91,377 +4.16% +10.87%
Merced County $65,725 +1.71% +18.09%

Trends in Merced County, CA Real Median Family Income since 2005

At $65,725, the median family income for Merced was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Median Family Income: Merced County, California, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Merced County

Date US California Merced County
2019 $80,944 $91,377 $65,725
2018 $77,786 $87,727 $64,622
2017 $77,064 $85,530 $51,343
2016 $75,707 $82,415 $55,656
2015 $73,660 $79,402 $49,389
2014 $71,246 $76,764 $50,817
2013 $70,386 $74,994 $47,741
2012 $69,752 $73,866 $55,632
2011 $70,009 $74,590 $49,314
2010 $71,221 $76,946 $55,490
2009 $72,962 $80,076 $50,890

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Merced County Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Merced County was $24,704 in 2019. Compared to the median California per capita income, Merced County median per capita income is $14,689 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2020 per capita income data for Merced County will be released in September of 2021.

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Real Per Capita Income for Merced County California

2019 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $35,672 +3.57% +7.57%
California $39,393 +4.22% +10.74%
Merced County $24,704 +2.33% +5.97%

Trends in Merced County, CA Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $24,704, the per capita income for Merced was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2019.

Real Per Capita Income: Merced County, California, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Merced County

Date US California Merced County
2019 $35,672 $39,393 $24,704
2018 $34,444 $37,797 $24,141
2017 $33,788 $36,551 $22,805
2016 $33,163 $35,571 $23,312
2015 $32,351 $34,086 $20,135
2014 $31,228 $32,905 $20,090
2013 $30,982 $32,443 $18,933
2012 $30,476 $31,616 $19,899
2011 $30,425 $31,737 $19,191
2010 $30,622 $32,142 $21,328
2009 $31,545 $33,308 $20,173

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